Best-Reviewed Horror Movies 2017

It’s probably no surprise that Get Out tops 2017’s list of best-reviewed Horror films, but not far behind you’ll find a nice variety that includes a remixed classic, a post-apocalyptic freak-out, and a dark slasher comedy.

All scores below reflect the Adjusted Score as of December 31, 2017.

#1

Get Out (2017)
99%

#1

Adjusted Score: 112.168%
Critics Consensus: Funny, scary, and thought-provoking, Get Out seamlessly weaves its trenchant social critiques into a brilliantly effective and entertaining horror/comedy thrill ride.
Synopsis: Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend… [More]
Directed By: Jordan Peele

#2

It (2017)
85%

#2

Adjusted Score: 98.168%
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and fiendishly frightening with an emotionally affecting story at its core, It amplifies the horror in Stephen King’s classic story without losing touch with its heart.
Synopsis: New Line Cinema’s horror thriller “IT,” directed by Andy Muschietti (“Mama”), is based on the hugely popular Stephen King novel… [More]
Directed By: Andy Muschietti

#3

It Comes At Night (2017)
88%

#3

Adjusted Score: 96.97%
Critics Consensus: It Comes at Night makes lethally effective use of its bare-bones trappings while proving once again that what’s left unseen can be just as horrifying as anything on the screen.
Synopsis: Imagine the end of the world. Now imagine something worse. Award-winning filmmaker Trey Edward Shults follows his incredible debut feature… [More]
Directed By: Trey Edward Shults

#4

Prevenge (2017)
94%

#4

Adjusted Score: 96.101%
Critics Consensus: As ambitious as it is daringly transgressive, Prevenge should thrill fans of pitch-black horror-comedy — and open untold opportunities for writer/director/star Alice Lowe.
Synopsis: A pitch black, wryly British comedy from the mind of Alice Lowe, “Prevenge” follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a… [More]
Directed By: Alice Lowe (III)

#5

The Devil’s Candy (2017)
90%

#5

Adjusted Score: 90.956%
Critics Consensus: The Devil’s Candy playfully subverts horror tropes while serving up more than enough stylish thrills to satisfy genre enthusiasts.
Synopsis: An artist and his family think they’ve moved into the house of their dreams, but when he is possessed by… [More]
Directed By: Sean Byrne

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